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    Default Meet ... the Perfect Mandolin Player.

    He's solid. He's smooth. His chops are impeccable. His tone is woody. He's in touch with his roots. There's no questioning his articulation. He may be a little stiff, but on the other hand he'll never grab the last slice of pizza just when the bass player was reaching for it.

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    Unfortunately he can't do harmony vocals . . . no mouth . . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeZito View Post
    Unfortunately he can't do harmony vocals . . .
    That's OK, neither could the old mandolin player!
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    He's frightened of 'chop' chords, so no bluegrass...
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    He'll play Maple Leaf Rag but not Fire on the Mountain.
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    This just goes to reinforce that we have collectively lost our minds...........but ain't we having fun.

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    What size batteries and how many?

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    But does he play better with a blue chip?
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    I work in Kent, so if anyone wants me to go by on my lunch hour and give you an "in hand" review, just let me know.

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    Maybe he's spent too much time in the woodshed?
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    I think I knew this guy's father . . . his name was Geppetto. From what I understand, the kid was a bit of a habitual liar . . . .

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    He knows quite a few "Woody" tunes, and does a great rendition of that old British patriotic favourite, "Hearts of Oak."
    Robert Johnson's mother, describing blues musicians:
    "I never did have no trouble with him until he got big enough to be round with bigger boys and off from home. Then he used to follow all these harp blowers, mandoleen (sic) and guitar players."
    Lomax, Alan, The Land where The Blues Began, NY: Pantheon, 1993, p.14.

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    Shady Grove?
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    My question is, does the seller think that posing "Woody" with a mandolin will make him more salable? Or does he really want to keep him, although following his wife's insistence to "get rid of that thing!"?
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    Default Re: Meet ... the Perfect Mandolin Player.

    Could someone post the picture here for those of us who don't use craigslist
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    Here's our musical hero.Click image for larger version. 

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    Robert Johnson's mother, describing blues musicians:
    "I never did have no trouble with him until he got big enough to be round with bigger boys and off from home. Then he used to follow all these harp blowers, mandoleen (sic) and guitar players."
    Lomax, Alan, The Land where The Blues Began, NY: Pantheon, 1993, p.14.

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    Should'nt that be "mandolinquin"?
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    Now the mandolin is for sale.

    https://akroncanton.craigslist.org/m...935418597.html

    But I'm holding out for that green chair.

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    Their going to execute me and turn me into tone bars!...

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